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In the Garden: Keep a close eye out for the Nasty Nine

Noxious weeds and nuisance weeds are unsightly, degrade pasture land, reduce crop yields, destroy native habitat and are, well, noxious — they can hurt your feet. For example, think cheat grass in your socks or your dog’s fur, or puncture vine wounds in feet and bicycle tires.
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In the Garden: Great garden tools make gardening easier

Is your garden shed bulging with mediocre tools? Most likely we all have many and hopefully a few winners scattered among them. Those winners do wonders for easing garden projects, and here are some that might work for you. They come recommended by four local Master Gardeners.

In the Garden: What those seed catalogs are really trying to tell you

As I sit here writing this, I am looking at no less than seven different seed catalogs that have come in the mail during the month of December. For me, January is seed-purchasing time. Sometimes the terminology that describes seed can be confusing to a new gardener, especially one lacking a bachelor of science degree. Here are some simple definitions for common terms used in most catalogs to describe the breeding of the seed or its heritage. This can be of importance when choosing seed best suited to your needs.